Pulitzer-winner Dowd to visit Westchester CC

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Westchester Community College is pleased to present the institution’s annual President’s Forum event, “The Road Ahead: United or Divided,” with Pulitzer Prize winner Maureen Dowd and other journalists on Sunday, November 20 from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the college’s Academic Arts Theatre on the Valhalla campus.

The tumultuous campaign season will have ended, and the newly elected President will be preparing for the inauguration, when the audience gathers for this event.

During this panel discussion moderated by Lester Crystal, longtime Executive Producer of the PBS NewsHour and former President of MacNeil Lehrer Productions, the discussion will evaluate the completed campaign and discuss challenges facing the new president and new members of Congress.


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Maureen Dowd, winner of the 1999 Pulitzer Prize for distinguished commentary and author of the two New York Times best sellers, became a New York Times Op-Ed columnist in 1995. Her most recent book is “The Year of Voting Dangerously: The Derangement of American Politics.”

Ruth Marcus, editorial board and Op-Ed columnist for The Washington Post. She was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for commentary.

Jason Riley, member of The Wall Street Journal editorial board. He is a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute and a commentator for Fox News.

Bret Stephens, Deputy Editorial Page Editor and Pulitzer Prize winning journalist at The Wall Street Journal. A regular panelist on Fox News, he wrote “America in Retreat: The New Isolationism and the Coming Global Disorder.”

The President’s Forum, a fundraising event for student scholarships and faculty and institutional development, has been presented by the college’s Foundation for the past 30 years.

Tickets range from $75 to $350. Reserve tickets online at www.mysunywcc.org/events. For further information, please call 914-606-6558.